Humboldt Bike Party - This Saturday in McKinlyville

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 15

This morning Emily and I spoke with Gaela Mitchell and Mark Mueller about the Humboldt Bike Party coming up this Saturday Night. This will be the 7th of these community bike rides. Cyclists of all ages gather with their bikes decorated with lights and take a leisurely ride through the community, this month, McKinleyville. Cyclists will meet at "Papa Wheelies" on Reasor Road at Central Ave. at 6pm and ride for about 2 hours. More info at the Facebook Page, BikePartyHumboldt.

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Fortuna 101 Crossing Project

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 8

This morning Emily and I spoke with Merrett Perry, City Engineer for the City of Fortuna and Josh Wolf, Civil Engineer for GHD in Eureka. The main topic of conversation deal with the proposed project to improve connectivity with the city of Fortuna and the Riverwalk. Right now the only way to cross 101 to the Riverwalk is across the 12th street bridge or the Kenmar undercrossing. Neither of which is bicycle or pedestrian friendly. Please note, there will be a workshop open to the public dealing with Monday evening at 6pm at the Fortuna River Lodge.

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Rosalind Parducci

Live at KHUM / Thursday, March 3

Rosalind Parducci came in yesterday to talk about the John Craigie show later that night at Richard's Goat Tavern and Tea Room, No Pardon's monthly appearance at T's Cafe, and the Bryan McPherson show at Siren's Song on Monday.

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La Musique Diabolique

Live at KHUM / Thursday, March 3

La Musique Diabolique came in last Sunday to play some tunes and to talk about their CD release show on Friday at The Sanctuary!

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Central Ave. Safety Improvements

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 1

This morning Emily and I spoke with Tony Segetti and Jill Tilles from Humboldt County Public works about the Central Avenue improvement project in McKinleyville. After much discussion with the community to figure out the right solutions to improve safety for bicycle and pedestrian traffic along Central Avenue final decisions have been made and should be implemented by May of this year.

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Climate Ready Meeting

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Feb. 25

Delia and Larry chat with Carol Vander Meer from Friends Of The Dunes about an upcoming meeting regarding climate change preparations.

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Shasta Living Streets: One Year Later

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 23

It has been one year since we last spoke with Anne Thomas of Shasta Living Streets. And it has been quite an exciting and productive year for bike and ped safety in their community. Anne discusses the progress made, awards they have received and safety measures on highway 44.

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The Michael Walker Guitar Experince

Live at KHUM / Friday, Feb. 19

Michael Walker and David Isley came into Lyndsey's show on KHUM today to play some of Michael's handcrafted, amazing guitars. They also picked a few and talked about upcoming workshops Michael is beginning to offer in our community.

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Red Cap Road Bikeway Shoulder Widening Project

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 16

This morning Emily and I spoke with Sandi Tripp, Director of the Karuk Tribe Department of Transportation and Tony Seghetti, Deputy Director of Engineering for the County of Humboldt. The Red Cap Road Bikeway Shoulder Widening Project was the main topic today, however we touched on many other project on tap in the Orleans area.

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Coastal Commission Controversy II

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Feb. 11

Delia and Larry speak with surfer, attorney, and environmental conservationist hero Mark Massara regarding efforts to remove Coastal Commission Executive Director Charles Lester.

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Advocate Scott Robbins

Not For Kids Only / Tuesday, Feb. 9

Five year CASA Advocate Scott Robbins came in to talk about what it's like to be an advocate and how someone becomes one.

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Bigfoot Trail Alliance Update

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 9

This morning Emily and I spoke with Sage Glegg of the Bigfoot Trail Alliance. It's been nearly a year to the day since we last talked with Michael Kauffmann about the trail. Since then the Alliance has become an official 501C3 non-profit. This nearly 400 mile trail snakes through some of the most beautiful wilderness through several counties and states (California and Oregon). Sage who recently hiked the entire trail reported on its beauty and areas that need some love and improvement. Since the formation of the alliance, giving love and improvement to this treasure has been their goal.

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Coastal Commission Controversy

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Feb. 4

Guest host Jennifer Savage and Larry discuss a move to oust Coastal Commission Executive Director Charles Lester

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McKinleyville Community Forest

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 2

Today Emily and I spoke with Greg Orsini, General Manager of the McKinleyville Community Services District about the McKinleyville Community Forest. An agreement has been worked out with Green Diamond and the proposed McKinleyville Community Forest is moving forward quickly. This 600 plus acre project is now seeking grant funding and could be a reality as quickly as 2 years.

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CCC Backcountry Trails Program

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Jan. 26

This morning Emily was in the studio along with Karlson Hubbard, Program Director of the Backcountry Trails Program. Karson, a 17 year veteran with the CCC enthusiastically talks about the thousands of miles of trails that the corps has built, maintained or restored over the years. We also talked about all the current and local projects they are involved with.

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